Music Director Christopher Warren-Green will open the Charlotte Symphony’s 90th season with a concert featuring works by some of Italy’s most celebrated composers, including Vivaldi’s beloved The Four Seasons.
CHARLOTTE – Tip Toe, tip toe, crackle, crunch! Chipper the Fox sneaks through the forest to spread cheer to his weary friends. Will his merry-making be a success? Or will a smelly fish disaster and a log pike tumble ruin his plans?
CHARLOTTE – While Circle K Speed Street has long included a street festival on Tryon Street, with concerts taking place in Romare Bearden Park, organizers have opted to shift the entire event to the park from Oct. 7 to 9.
MONROE – One year removed from making its signature fundraiser an at-home event, the Community Shelter of Union County announced plans to hold its Boot & Bow Ties gala on Sept. 18 at Rolling Hills Country Club.
[Editor's note: Jessica Cook was among four residents to speak out during the Union County Board of Commissioners meeting July 19 about the recently passed fiscal year budget. Here are Cook's remarks from the informal comments portion of the meeting.]
CHARLOTTE – Around the Crown 10K, a running event around the I-277 loop, has announced a three-year partnership with Truist to serve as presenting sponsor. As part of the relationship, Truist will partner with Around the Crown 10K on several community-focused events, including Truist Trainin…
CHARLOTTE – Ray Singleton won over “America's Got Talent” judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Sofia Vergara with his personal story and audition during a taped episode of the NBC show that aired July 13.
CHARLOTTE – Writing from her own experiences with marriage and family life, Leigh Davis highlights the complexity of marriage and the importance of a faith-centered relationship in “Third Time at Bat: A Memoir of Marriages.”
CHARLOTTE – After a year-long hiatus, Queen's Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week returns from July 16 to 25 with dozens of area restaurants welcoming diners back with three-course dinners priced at $30 or $35 each.
CHARLOTTE – FabFest, touted as Charlotte's Beatles Festival, will feature the Emmy Award-winning band The Fab Four and the Tosco Music Beatles Tribute on July 9 and 10 at Belk Theater in Uptown Charlotte.
The pandemic put an end to family outings with mom, dad and your Uncle Sam. Maybe it's time to reconnect. How about Fourth of July weekend? There's plenty of fun, food and fireworks to be had in Mecklenburg and Union counties.
FORT MILL – Timothy Patterson will be retiring as president and CEO of Leroy Springs & Company, which owns and operates the Anne Springs Close Greenway, Springs Golf, FLYERS Afterschool and Springmaid Mountain Resort in Spruce Pine.
WINGATE – The story of Robert Smalls has all the elements of a Hollywood blockbuster or bestselling novel: A 19th century slave in South Carolina steals a Confederate ship and pilots it to the safety of a Union blockade.
“Jaylen, the Joyous Black Boy” is not only the title of his new children’s book, but also the kid Danny Blue Jr. said he would be if he could hop back in time. Blue tapped fellow Wingate alumnus Tim Myers II to illustrate his story of a 5-year-old who harnesses the power of kindness to chang…
Communities across southern Mecklenburg and western Union counties are reintroducing popular outdoor summer concerts as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed. We've listed some of the region's most popular series below.
CHARLOTTE – Musicians, artists, dancers and other creatives will share their skills in restaurants, shops and public spaces as part of South End Blooms, a series of surprise, pop-up experiences Saturdays and Sundays through June 20.